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Cover of the 1890 Players' National League Baseball Guide

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This item is the cover of the 1890 Players' National League Baseball Guide. There is an image of the League's Logo in the top, left-hand corner. It depicts a red eagle behind a United States flag in the shape of a shield. Surrounding them both are…

Hingham Journal Article, "Mrs. Roosevelt Visits Hingham As Guest of Mrs. Gordon Macgregor"

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This article from the Hingham Journal details a visit from First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt to Frances Cooke Macgregor. The article states that Roosevelt and Macgregor are collaborating on a book entitled "This is America." Macgregor is taking…

Letter from Michael Anagnos to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion

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In this letter, written on Perkins Institution and Massachusetts Asylum for the Blind letterhead, Michael Anagnos enthusiastically accepts his invitation to the reunion of the Free Soil Party. He states that his admiration for Dr. John G. Palfrey…

Painting of Dr. Ezekiel Hersey

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This item is a painting of Dr. Ezekiel Hersey, a prominent physician who lived in Hingham, Massachusetts during the 18th century. The image, which was created in approximately 1760, depicts an older Dr. Hersey. He is sitting in a chair while…

Newspaper clippings from the Boston Herald

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This item includes two newspaper clippings. One is a Boston Herald newspaper clipping of an article titled "Then and Now." The article is on the formation of the Free-Soil Party with notice of the reunion scheduled for August 9, 1877. The other is…

Letter from H. O. Briggs to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion, with reminiscences

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In this two-page letter H.O. Briggs acknowledges receipt of his invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party. He enthusiastically accepts it, and then reminisces about his work for the party in South Boston with Samuel Gridley Howe and…

Letter from William Chase to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion with a benediction

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In this two-page letter William Chase acknowledges receipt his invitation to attend a Reunion of the Free Soil Party and then gladly accepts the offer to meet with those men who fought for freedom despite being ridiculed by others. He ends the…

Letter from Charles M. S. Churchill to Samuel Downer accepting his invitation to the reunion with reminiscences

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In this letter Charles Marshall Spring Churchill acknowledges receipt of his invitation to attend the Reunion of the Free Soil Party, He happily accepts it, and then reminisces about speeches given by Free Soilers in the past. He closes the letter…

Declaration of Kenneth L. Janey Day

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This item is a declaration from the City Council of Boston officially designating November 16, 1982 as Kenneth L. Janey. The declaration states that this was done to commemorate Janey's work for Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) as a…

Letter from William Claflin to Samuel Downer requesting an invitation for Professor Webster, with reminiscences

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In this letter William Claflin states that Professor John G. Webster was a prominent Free Soiler who would very much like to attend the reunion of the Free Soil Party. He then gives a brief history of Professor Webster's activities in the…